• Kratos Buys UAS Software Engineering Firm 5-D Systems

    Kratos Defense & Security Solutions  has acquired software engineering company 5-D Systems for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to expand capabilities in unmanned aerial systems and establish a technology center in the Austin area.Kratos said Friday 5-D will operate as a systems engineering hub within its unmanned systems division. 5-D Systems is a small business with over two decades of experience in ...
  • UAV Navigation and CATEC looking for the Global Unmanned Mobility Solution

    Smart cities are developing around the world. In order to turn them into sustainable and livable spaces, one of the key points is that they must respond to new mobility challenges. As days go by, betting on the introduction of a reliable and safe unmanned vehicle network on its transport routes is not as impossible. In this context, UAV Navigation and CATEC have presented a project within the CERVERA call, funded by the Center for Technological ...
  • Drone Delivery Canada announces update on successful Robin XL testing

    Drone Delivery Canada Corp. is pleased to provide an update on ongoing successful testing of the Robin XL drone at the Company’s ‘Tranquility Base’ test range.The Company successfully tested numerous critical aspects of the Robin XL, including:  communications system; navigational guidance system; autopilot system; take-off and landing performance; general flight stability and performance; multiple velocity vectors and altitude ...
  • UKRSPECSYSTEMS Releases New UAV Bungee Catapult Launcher

    UAVs are vital for inspection and reconnaissance, so the launching procedure is of great importance. But in challenging conditions, sometimes it’s rather difficult to launch the drone from the runway. And that’s whenbungee catapult launcher SCL-1A is a perfect solution.Bungee catapult launcher SCL-1A is made to launch UAVs with maximum take-off weight up to 10 kg at a speed of 25 m/s (90 km/h). It also has the ability to launch unmanned ...
  • DRL Partners with BODYARMOR, Champion Athleticwear and RESPAWN as 2020 LIVE Racing Season Begins

    The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global, professional drone racing property, today announced new first-time partnerships with premium sports drink BODYARMOR, innovative apparel brand Champion Athleticwear and gaming furniture brand RESPAWN. The partners will be integrated into the 2020 DRL Allianz World Championship Season, which continues airing live this Sunday, November 22nd at 1:30pm ET on NBC, Twitter, and Facebook. Throughout the ...
  • USAF awards contract to SRCTec for counter-UAS technology

    The US Air Force has awarded a contract to SRCTec for the design, delivery and sustenance of counter unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology, which will aid its Medusa counter-sUAS programme.The US Air Force has awarded a contract to SRCTec for the design, delivery and sustenance of counter unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology, which will aid its Medusa counter-sUAS programme.The $90m sole-source indefinite-delivery, indefinite...
  • uAvionix to Provide BVLOS C2 Infrastructure and Service to Vantis

    uAvionix today announces its participation in the deployment of Vantis, North Dakota’s statewide Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) infrastructure and network led by the Northern Plains UAS Test Site. As a strategic partner to Thales’ TopSky Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) platform, uAvionix is deploying terrestrial command and control (C2) infrastructure and a cloud-based C2 service, ...
  • Skyfront Unveils Control Handoff Capability During First Drone Delivery to a Submarine

    The long-endurance hybrid-electric Skyfront Perimeter drone was recently used to perform the first ship-to-submarine delivery via small unmanned aircraft. During the historic flight, the Perimeter took off from a moving surface vessel and delivered supplies to the crew of the ballistic missile submarine, in a quick and cost-effective way to resupply submarines at sea.The flight unveiled Skyfront’s command and control handoff capabili...
  • PCS Engineers Innovative Cold Chain Platform for Transport of COVID-19 Vaccines Across Multiple Modes of Transport from Drones to Planes to Trucks

    As COVID-19 vaccines prepare to launch, drug makers are wrestling with the unprecedented scale and complexity of setting up supply chain and distribution of vaccines from the manufacturing plant to the clinic, for the entire world. Central to this logistics challenge is the necessity to maintain the vaccines within specific temperature ranges for protecting vaccine efficacy, with some vaccines requiring temperatures as low as -75⁰C.Today, ...
  • Matternet Launches Drone Delivery Operations at Labor Berlin in Germany

     Matternet, developer of the world's leading urban drone logistics platform, today announced the launch of operations at Labor Berlin Charité Vivantes in Germany. The program kicked-off November 17, 2020 with permanent operations expected to take flight next year, creating the first urban BVLOS medical drone delivery network in the European Union. The drone network expects to significantly improve the timeliness and efficiency of Labor ...